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Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre (ILC) is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILC for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.

Item Details

Glide Series 2 Bambino / Cadet Wheelchair

ILC Reference NO 43:33:021
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

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Australian made lightweight rear wheel drive wheelchair comprised of a folding aluminium alloy frame and a slung seat and backrest. Two models are available, a Bambino wheelchair for young children and a Cadet wheelchair for older children. Dimensions can be customised and a large range of options are available.

Refer to supplier details for pricing

Child (Bambino)
Available in four seat heights.
Seat cushion available.

Drive wheels
Pneumatic tyres or thorn resistant tubes available.
Quick release wheels available.
One arm drive (double rim) available.
Spoke guards available.

130mm micro cellular alloy castors are standard.
Castor stem angle is adjustable.
Pneumatic castors available.

Epoxy coated aluminium alloy available in a large range of colours.

Multi positional rear axle.
Long axles and sockets for cambering wheel available.
Optional amputee rear axle mounting plates.

Reinforced black woven cordura or vinyl.

Upholstery tightener available.
Backrest / seat flap available.
Backrest extensions available.

Adjustable height armrests available.
Desk style armrests available.
Tubular armrests with foam padding available.
Spring locks available.
Flat cordura covered padded armrests available.
Arm trough available.

Adjustable height footrests with flip up footplates are standard.
Detachable / swing away footrests are available (not available for Bambino 300mm seat width).
Snap off one piece footrest available.
Fixed front flip up footrest available.
Height adjustable calf strap available.
Stump supports available
Elevating legrests available.
Heel loops available.

Low or high mounted toggle brakes.
100mm brake extensions available.

Wheelchair tray.
Anti tip bars with rollers.
Skirt guards.
Rear chair tilting bar.
Customised push handle height.
Seat belt.
Crutch / cane holder.
Rear carry bag.

Models and Styles
Bambino can be customised to a Glide Series 2 or 3.
Cadet can be customised to a Glide Series 2 or 3.

Check tyre pressure regularly.
Wipe frame and upholstery with a damp cloth.

ILC Equipment Library
This item is available for short term hire in the ILC Equipment Library. Contact the library on phone number (03) 9362 6111 for details.

Safety and Maintenance
Refer to the manufacturer and supplier manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.
This item should be trialled in the user"s own environment to ensure maximum safety and independence. Environmental considerations include eg: kerbs, footpaths, tram and railway crossings, street crossings, etc.

Australian Standards
Manual Wheelchair Standards
Manual Wheelchair Standards
AS 3693-1989 Wheelchairs-Nomenclature, terms and definitions
AS 3695-1992 Wheelchairs-Product Requirements
AS3695-1992/Amendment 1-1998 Wheelchairs-Product Requirements.
AS3696.1-1990 Determination of static stability.
AS3696.3-1990 Determination of efficiency of brakes.
AS3696.5-1989 Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS3696.5-1989/Amendment1-1990 Wheelchairs-Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS/NZS 3696.8-1998 Requirements and test methods for static, impact and fatigue strengths.
For some types of equipment, specific Australian Standard(s) are applicable to the materials used in the manufacturing and the installation of products. Compliance with relevant Standards is indicated by written certification that a product has been tested and assessed as compliant with specified Australian Standards. Purchasers are advised to check with the supplier or manufacturer of this item as to its compliance with the relevant Australian Standard(s).

12 month warranty against faulty materials or workmanship.
Warranty does not cover accidental damage, misuse or abuse.

Bambino Glide 2
Cadet Glide 2
Cadet Series 2

Display Information
ILCVIC may have this item on display. If you want to view or trial this product, please contact ILCVIC on 03-9362 6111 to ensure that it is still on display prior to your visit.

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